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13 Amazing Things To Do This Weekend In Perth

By Hugo Lane Fry - 03 Nov 2016

With the summer weather coming into full swing there has never been a better excuse to shake off those winter blues and soak up some sun in the lead up to Christmas! Diaries at the ready, here’s 13 amazing things to do this weekend in Perth!

All Weekend


Kick off your weekend in true summer fashion, with some cold, refreshing yellow stuff at the Perth Craft Beer Fest taking place at the Urban Orchard all weekend. With a big selection of locally brewed craft beer as well as some international flavours, games and a whole lot of fun festivities, this one’s sure to draw a crowd.

When: Kicking off on Friday at 4pm
Where: Urban Orchard, Perth Cultural Centre
For more information, click here


You can get your fix of barbequed crayfish, steak, lamb cutlets, corn and fries this weekend thanks to Applecross fave, Nic & Kolo. Grab some takeaway goodies and head down to the foreshore to watch the sun go down.

When: 3 to 6pm, Friday to Sunday
Where: Nic & Kolo, 45 Ardross Street, Applecross
For more information, click here

Darlington Arts Festival | Darlington  

Darlington Hall will transform into an artists paradise this weekend with artworks, craft workshops and art exhibitions. Once you’re done, head on over to one of these lovely Hills cafes and get some nosh in your belly. 

When: 10am to 9pm Saturday and 10am to 5pm Sunday
Where: Darlington Hall and oval, Pine Terrace, Darlington
For more information, click here

Perth Pet Expo | Claremont

If can't leave the house without your furry friend this event is for you. There’ll be dog shows, pupcake demonstrations, hundreds of pet-friendly stalls and even a cutest pet competition. You’ll find us over at the petting zoo!

When: 9am to 5pm, Saturday and Sunday
Where: Robertson Pavilion, Claremont Showgrounds
For more information, click here

Friday 4th November

Elizabeth Quay Floating Pop-up Bar | Perth

Sick and tired of drinks at your local? Set your sights for the Swan tomorrow night for a jaunt on Perth’s only floating pop-up bar. The best bit, it’s totally free (the float, not the drinks), no matter whether you hop on for the half hour loop or stay on the whole night.

When: 5:30 to 9:30pm
Where: Departing from Barrack Street Jetty
For more information, click here

Tkay Maidza | Perth

Here is one we have all been waiting for! Australian music sensation Tkay Maidza is making her way to Perth, playing at our old fave 18 plus hangout, Capitol on Saturday. This one-off show is not to be missed with shows selling out across Australia, if you can only get to one gig this month, make sure it is this one!

When: 6:30pm
Where: Capitol, 393 Murray Street, Perth
For more information and tickets, click here

Sugar Blue Burlesque Underground Cabaret | CBD

Hanging out for the next Fringe World Festival? Then you had better get to Sugar Blue Burlesque’s Underground Cabaret this weekend. With a three-course meal included in your ticket and a show that’s sure to leave you hot under the collar, this one’s not to be missed.

When: Doors open at 7:00pm
Where: Rigby’s Bar and Bistro, 221 St Georges Terrace, Perth
For more information and to book tickets, click here

Art & Eats Walking Tour | Subiaco

Experience some of Subiaco’s best kept food secrets and admire the works of some of Perth’s most talented artists at the Subiaco Art & Eats Walking Tour tomorrow. A great experience for those wishing to re-acquaint themselves with the goodies Subi has to offer.

When: Kicking off at 5:30pm
Where: Departing from West Leederville Train Station
For more information, click here 

Saturday 5th November

COMO Shambhala Mindfulness Course | CBD

Need a bit of chill time after a long week at work? Treat yourself to the COMO Shambhala Urban Escape mindfulness course which is kicking off at the State Buildings this Saturday. The four-week course of mindfulness psychology and therapeutic meditation is sure to refresh before the hectic Christmas season arrives.

When: 2—3:30pm, November 5, 12, 19 and 26
Where: COMO Shambhala Urban Escape, 1 Cathedral Avenue, Perth
For more Information, click here 

British India | Wanneroo

British India are on their way back to Perth in what has been a stellar year for the Melbourne-based indie-pop group. Playing at the Wanneroo Showgrounds and supported by Little Mat, this free event is a must for muso lovers.  

When: From 4pm
Where:  Wanneroo Showgrounds
For more information, click here

The Ladybird Market | Joondalup

The Ladybird pop-up market is back this weekend, this time at Lakeside Joondalup. With over 30 stalls of Perth’s best handmade jewellery, accessories, art, candles and clothing, stop by and stock up on pressies for Christmas and don’t forget to get yourself something sweet too.

When: 9am to 5pm
Where: Lakeside Joondalup
For more information, click here

Violent Soho | The Red Hill Auditorium

Aussie alt-rock band, Violent Soho are making their way to Red Hill Auditorium this Saturday night. Supported by The Bronx, Luca Brasi and Tired Lion, hop on a bus from one of the many departing locations and get ready to rock!

When: Buses departing from 5pm
Where: Red Hill Auditorium
For more information, click here

Sunday 6th November

The Colour Run | Perth

A fun run that’s actually fun, The Colour Run is making its way back to Perth this weekend. Kicking off at the very reasonable time of 9:30am, runners get a t-shirt, sweatband, two packets of colour to throw around, tatts and, the best bit, everyone who finishes gets a medal! It’s your childhood dream coming true.

When: 9:30am
Where: Langley Park
For more information, click here

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Image credit: The Colour Run

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